Final Post

After a semester abroad, it’s a weird feeling being back home. For much of five months, I developed a routine and got accustomed to my surrounding. Now that I am back at Rollins, I no longer take a 15 minute walk to the best breakfast restaurant, which is run by women, in Ifrane. My favorite…

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A Migrant Perspective

Earlier in this journey, I wrote about migrants and refugees in Morocco. This community has played a big role in my experiences in Morocco, and as I get to know more migrants and refugees in this part of the world, my perspective continues to evolve. One of my preconceptions about Morocco was that Moroccans didn’t…

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Integrating into my community

Integrating into a community can be hard at the beginning but after awhile it becomes easier. In order for me to successfully integrate in Moroccan communities, it was important that I knew Morocco’s culture. Culture is a way of life of a particular people group. It determines what is right or wrong, acceptable or unacceptable,…

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Working with Migrants

Hey!   I hope all is well with you. Morocco has been a great experience. Learning a lot about the culture, the language, and the history of Morocco. Two months down, two more to go.    I had many reasons to study in Morocco. One was the possibility to come to an African country. The other was to…

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Pre-Study Abroad Blog Post

Dear  Rollins, It is with joy and anxiousness that I am writing my first blog post. As I sit in the airport in Amsterdam, waiting for my flight to Uganda, I can’t help but notice the days remaining until I arrive in Morocco for my study exchange program. As most of you don’t know, I…

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